What is Root Canal treatment?

Have you ever asked yourself what is a root canal treatment and why do I need one?
A root canal or endodontic therapy is a treatment to repair and save a severely damaged or infected tooth by cleaning its canals.

What are the symptoms/sign that you may need a root canal treatment? Some times you may have very little or no symptoms and it will be revealed by an x-ray ( Radiograph) , other times you may have or some of the following:

1) Acute tooth Pain/ache
2) Tooth discoloration
3) Tooth sensitivity (prolonged)
4) Exaggerated pain that responds to hold/cold temperatures
5) Tenderness on the nearby gums
6) Swelling and puss

If you think you have any of these symptoms call your dentist at:

Fountain gate today (03) 8794 9982

Dandenong (03) 8774 7871

Doncaster East today (03) 911 232 40

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